Rematch postponed after Haye's 'freak' accident

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David Haye’s heavyweight rematch with fellow Briton Tony Bellew has been postponed after Haye slipped on the stairs in a “freak” training accident.
Haye, who has had surgery for a torn biceps, said he was “devastated.”
WBC cruiserweight world champion Bellew, 34, stopped former heavyweight world champion Haye, 37, in the 11th round of their fight in March.
The rematch, a sell-out scheduled for 17th December at the 02 Arena in London, will be held on 24th March or 5th May 2018.
Haye was injured during training on 16th November.
“After a freak accident during a stair conditioning session, which I’ve done with no incident hundreds of times, I lost my footing and slipped,” he said.
“I instinctively grabbed the banister to stop myself toppling down the stairwell. In doing so I somehow managed to damage my biceps.
“I underwent a procedure to repair it; this was pretty straightforward and my doctor and physiotherapist have no doubt that not only will I make a full recovery but will be able to be back in the gym to start my arm rehabilitation in two weeks.
“I would like to apologise to Tony, his family and his training team, as well as all our fans who have been left disappointed.” (BBC Sport)

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